AUS vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction: World Cup 2019 | M Stoinis ruled out

AUS vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview: World Cup 2019 | M Stoinis ruled out

Australia and Pakistan will face-off in the 17th match of World Cup’19 at Taunton. We will provide AUS vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction, Preview and Probable Playing XI for the match.

Australia:

Defending champions Australia is in good form recently and is one of the favourites to claim the trophy of World Cup 2019. They have a solid batting line-up, Attacking all-rounders, Lethal pacers and Witty spinners. However, They lost their last encounter to India and will be determined to put a solid show against Pakistan and continue their good form.

In the last encounter, They lost to India by 36 runs. Bowling first, Aussie bowlers failed to restrict India resulting in a target of 353. Marcus Stoinis took two scalps for his team. In the chase, David Warner and Steve Smith played crucial knocks of 56 and 69 respectively and were supported by Finch and Khawaja. Also, Alex Carey played an attacking cameo of 55* in 35 balls but was left behind by 36 runs.

Pakistan:

They made a strong comeback after the heavy defeat to Windies and outplayed hosts and favourites England in a high scoring encounter. A spirited performance was shown by Pakistan batsmen against English pacers along with good bowling to outplay England. Their last match against Sri Lanka was abandoned by rain and will be eager to put a similar unison effort against mighty Australian team and continue the winning momentum ahead.

They defeated England by 14 runs in their last completed encounter. Batting first, Imam Ul Haq and Fakhar Zaman gave a steady start to the team scoring 44 and 36 respectively. After that, Babar Azam and Hafeez scored brilliant knocks of 63 and 84 respectively to take the team to a total of 348. Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed also played in similar vein scoring 55 runs in just 44 balls. Defending the target, Wahab Riaz took a splendid three wicket-haul while Amir and Shadab took two scalps each to successfully defend the target.

A good contest can be expected between both teams.

When and Where:

AUS vs PAK, 17th Match, ICC World Cup 2019.
The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton.
03:00 PM, 12th June 2019.
Live Scores

Venue Stats:

Average 1st innings score: 219
Average 2nd innings score: 194

Pitch will be highly batting friendly. Pacers may find some initial support if overcast conditions are present.

There is a high chance of rain tomorrow.

Squads:

AUS:
Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steven Smith, Shaun Marsh, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey, Adam Zampa, Nathan Coulter Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Nathan Lyon, Jason Behrendorff, Kane Richardson.

PAK:
Sarfraz Ahmed (c), Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Mohammad Hafeez, Asif Ali, Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Amir, Wahab Riaz, Mohammad Hasnain.

Team News:

Australia:

Marcus Stoinis is injured and ruled out of tomorrow’s fixture. Mitchell Marsh has been added as cover but will not play tomorrow. Jason Behrendorff is likely to get the nod.

David Warner and Aaron Finch will open the innings. Steve Smith, Usman Khawaja, Glenn Maxwell and Alex Carey will follow them.

Glenn Maxwell will play the role of an allrounder. Nathan Coulter Nile, Pat Cummins and Starc can also be handy with the bat.

Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc will spearhead the pace attack along with Behrendorff and Coulter Nile. Adam Zampa/N Lyon and Glenn Maxwell will be the key spinners.

Pakistan:

Imam-ul-Haq and Fakhar Zaman will open the innings. Babar Azam, Hafeez, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Asif Ali and Shoaib Malik will follow them.

Shadab Khan, Shoaib Malik and M Hafeez will play the role of an allrounder.

M Amir will spearhead the pace attack along with Wahab Riaz and Hasan Ali. Shadab Khan will be key spinner along with Hafeez and Malik.

AUS vs PAK Probable Playing XI:

AUS:
David Warner, Aaron Finch (c), Steve Smith, Usman Khawaja, Glenn Maxwell, Alex Carey (wk), Nathan Coulter Nile, Jason Behrendorff, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Adam Zampa/N Lyon.

PAK:
Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, M Hafeez, Sarfraz Ahmed (wk/c), Asif Ali, Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz, Shadab Khan, Hasan Ali, M Amir.

Key Players for PAK vs AUS Dream11 Team:

Wicket-Keeper:

Primary Options: Sarfraz Ahmed and Alex Carey

Skipper Sarfraz Ahmed can play a crucial role if his team collapses in front of lethal Aussie pacers. He has scores of 8 and 55 yet in WC’19.

On the other hand, The role of Alex Carey will increase with the exit of Marcus Stoinis and can be a game changer with the bat. He scored 55* runs in 35 balls against India in the last match.

Batsmen:

Primary Options: Steve Smith, David Warner, Babar Azam, Aaron Finch, Imam Ul Haq and Fakhar Zaman

Steve Smith is a must-pick from batting department due to his consistent form. Also, He has promoted himself at one down and can play a major role with bat tomorrow. He has scores of 18,73 and 69 in three encounters of World Cup 2019.

David Warner is one of the best openers in world cricket currently and can change the course of the match single-handedly. He has scores of 89,3 and 56 yet in WC’19.

Babar Azam is the most consistent Pakistan batsmen. He has a habit of scoring big knocks and is a must-pick in your fantasy team. He has scored 22 and 63 yet in WC’19.

Right-handed batsman Aaron Finch plays in an attacking manner and is in good form recently. In recently concluded 5-ODI series against Pakistan in UAE, He scored with an average of 112.75.

Imam Ul Haq has an ODI average of 57 and can score a big century on his day. He also has a good record against pace bowling and can be best grand league pick for tomorrow. He scored 44 against England in the last encounter.

Fakhar Zaman is an attacking opener and can be destructive on the batting tracks of England. He has scored knocks of 22 and 36 runs in World Cup 2019.

Other Options: Usman Khawaja and Asif Ali.

Usman Khawaja is in brilliant form from past one year and can be a match winner for Australia. He has scored 15,13 and 42 yet in WC’19.

Asif Ali can be a risky pick tomorrow and can be replaced. If he is playing and Pakistan is batting first, Then Asif Ali can score quick runs in death overs.

All-Rounders:

Primary Options: M Hafeez and Glenn Maxwell

M Hafeez has been a consistent performer for Pakistan from many years with the bat as well as the bowl. He scored 16 and 84 in two encounters and also took one wicket against England.

Glenn Maxwell is one of the most attacking batting all-rounders and can destroy Pakistan bowling attack on his day. He showed a glimpse of his form in last encounter scoring 28 in 14 runs.

Other Options: Shoaib Malik

Shoaib Malik can also be slightly risky. However, If plays then can be a good grand league pick and can play an important role for Pakistan. He scored 8 runs and took one wicket in the last encounter.

Bowlers:

Primary Options: Pat Cummins, M Starc, Wahab Riaz, M Amir, Shadab Khan, Nathan Coulter-Nile

Pat Cummins is in dream form from past one year and will lead the Aussie pace attack. He has taken six wickets yet in WC’19.

Mitchell Starc can be lethal in initial overs as well in death overs with his pin-point yorkers. He has taken seven wickets including a five-wicket-haul against West Indies till now.

Mohammad Amir has regained his form after Champions Trophy’17 and has taken five wickets in two encounters. He can be lethal in overcast conditions with his swing.

Experienced left-arm pacer Wahab Riaz can also be lethal on these wickets and can also reverse swing the ball later in the innings. He took three-wicket haul in the last encounter. He can also be handy with the bat.

Nathan Coulter-Nile has been poor with the ball but has contributed brilliantly with the bat. He scored a match-winning knock of 92 runs against Windies. He will hope to find his bowling form quickly.

Shadab Khan is a talented allrounder and will be crucial with the bat as well as bowl for Pakistan. He took two scalps against England.

Other Options: Adam Zampa, Hasan Ali, Jason Behrendorff

Hasan Ali has been the leader of Pakistan pace attack from the past three years but is in a poor form recently. However, He is unlikely to be replaced as he is the only Right-arm pacer and will hope to find his form quickly.

Adam Zampa is also in good form and can trick batsmen with his leg-spin. He has taken five wickets till now and will lead the spin attack of Australia.

Jason Behrendorff has high chance to feature tomorrow and can be lethal in initial overs in overcast conditions with his swing.

AUS vs PAK Dream11 Team Prediction:

Team updated.

S Ahmed(wk)
D Warner (C)
A Finch
S Marsh
F Zaman
B Azam
G Maxwell
M Hafeez (Vc)
M Starc
P Cummins
S Afridi

Captain and Vc Choices: D Warner, Steve Smith, Babar Azam, G Maxwell, M Hafeez, F Zaman, M Starc, M Amir.

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Disclaimer: This team is based on the understanding, analysis, and instinct of the author. While selecting your team, consider the points mentioned and make your own decision.

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